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Observation network for seas requires further study

China's undersea observation network in the East China and South China seas requires further study and more experience, according to experts involved in the network development.
Source: Global Times | 2017/7/6 22:43:39

A sea of clouds envelops Huoshan county after heavy rain in E China

Huoshan county, East China’s Anhui Province, is shrouded in a sea of clouds resembling a fairyland after a rainstorm.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/6 16:16:44

China cracks down on pollution in imported waste processing

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection said Tuesday it had launched a special campaign to crack down on pollution in imported waste processing.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 16:38:23

China's desert greening inspires world: UNEP

China's success in reforesting a major desert, which was once the source of frequent sandstorms in north China, has provided ideas for other countries battling desertification, a senior UN official said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:20:02

China appoints new minister of environmental protection

China's top legislature appointed Li Ganjie as Minister of Environmental Protection on Tuesday, replacing Chen Jining.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 17:17:33

UN wants China to provide world with desertification control technology

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has pledged to extend Chinese experience and technology in combating desertification and land degradation to other countries.
Source: | 2017/6/26 13:51:47

Torrential rain affects 390,000 people in C. China

Torrential rain lashed parts of central China's Hunan and Hubei provinces over the past two days, with flooding affecting at least 390,000 people.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/24 6:45:15

China renews yellow alert for heavy rain

China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Friday, as heavy rain is expected across the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/23 15:30:25

S.China Sea increasingly polluted: ocean authorities

Parts of the South China Sea are increasingly polluted, the Chinese authorities said in an annual communiqué, with many coastal ecosystems now in an unhealthy condition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/22 18:38:39

Chinese lawmakers weigh new law to tackle soil pollution

Over three years after China declared war on pollution, lawmakers began reviewing a draft legislation for the country's first soil pollution prevention and control law on Thursday to head off rising public concerns over environmental costs of decades of rapid growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 13:49:38

China's air quality worsens in May

The air quality in China's major cities was worse in May than the same period last year, due to a sandstorm that swept across much of north China, the environment ministry said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 21:37:49

China court sentences seven over falsifying air quality data

A Chinese court Friday sentenced seven people, including the heads of two environmental protection branches, to imprisonments of over one year for falsifying air quality monitoring data.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/16 19:02:55

China pushes fertilizer-replacement program

China's Ministry of Agriculture Wednesday launched a program to replace chemical fertilizes with organic alternatives in 100 counties and districts.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/15 15:39:06

Sichuan to create giant panda tour route

Southwest China's Sichuan Province, internationally famous for its giant pandas, is planning to establish a tour route for fans of the rare bears.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/15 15:23:39

Phosphorus concentration in China’s freshwater lakes declines: study

Though phosphorus concentration in China's lakes has significantly declined in recent years, the country still faces challenges in tackling the serious water pollution as the existing blue algae threatens regional water supply, said experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/14 22:38:40

Scientists discover breakthrough in South China Sea drilling mission

A Chinese drilling mission in the South China Sea will not only reshape the public's understanding of the region but will also lead to a breakthrough in gas, oil and methane exploration, said experts.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/13 23:08:40

Beijing acts on population growth

Beijing has made progress in cooperation with its neighbors and will act to restrict population growth.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/10 7:35:34

China steps up efforts to prevent marine pollution: envoy

China has stepped up efforts to adopt comprehensive measures to prevent and control marine pollution, said a Chinese envoy on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/7 14:00:48